NASA hurricane researchers and drone pilots will discuss flying in and around Atlantic hurricanes today (July 23) at 2 p.m. EDT during a Google+ Hangout.
NASA social media followers can submit questions on Google+ or Twitter in advance and during the event using the hashtag #NASAHS3. Before the Hangout begins, NASA will also open a thread on its Facebook page where questions may be posted.
Panelists for the Google+ Hangout are:
- Scott Braun, HS3 principal investigator, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
- Tom Miller, Global Hawk pilot, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
- Marilyn Vasques, HS3 project manager, NASA Ames Research Center
- Brian McNoldy, senior research associate, University of Miami, Fla.
You can watch the webcast on NASA TV or NASA's Google+ page. Watch the webcast here:
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Transponder = 3C
105 degrees W
Downlink Frequency: 3760 MHz
Downlink Polarity: Vertical
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FEC = ¾
Data Rate = 38.80 Mbps
Symbol Rate = 28.0681